What’s Your Motivation?
Opportunity. Creativity. Contribution. It’s all part of interning for the American Heart Association—where you can combine professional growth with personal fulfillment.
A great opportunity for currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students. Working along-side the Community Impact Team, the Community Impact Intern will be responsible for assisting the team in the implementation of a sustainable culture of health within the diverse & vulnerable communities in Maricopa County, specifically in our Spanish speaking communities. This is a volunteer internship with flexible hours that must fall within normal operational hours for the American Heart Association – Monday-Friday; 8:30am-5pm, with occasional evening or weekend hours depending on community events.
What Will You Learn?
Some of the skills acquired could include:
• Increased knowledge of heart disease and stroke
• Improved understanding of community needs as they relate to social determinants of health
• Enhanced written and verbal communication skills
• Honed deductive skills regarding research and reasoning
• Experience working in a professional office environment
Some of the activities included are:
• Work with campaign committees on public education and health fairs which may require some travel (locally) as well as public speaking in both English and Spanish
• Translating/proof reading English to Spanish documents
• Presenting educational information to large groups (20+ attendees)
• Analyze data and extrapolate patterns
• Maintaining spreadsheets
• Provide Excellent Customer Service
• General office and administrative duties
What Skills do You Need?
This internship requires the breadth and depth of education and experience needed to meet these objectives including:
• Previous experience in a community health setting preferred
• Excellent oral, written and presentation communication skills
• Ability to work professionally in corporate and non-profit environments
• Ability to use Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Ability to speak and write fluently in both Spanish and English
To Learn More
For more information, please contact Alicia Hawley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 602.414.5338